48-year-old Connie Mae Hallman of Lincolnton has been arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers and charged with assault with a deadly weapon, trespassing, speeding to elude arrest, careless & reckless driving, failure to stop for a stop sign, expired inspection certificate, operating a vehicle with an expired registration, and resisting, delaying, or obstructing a public officer.
Events leading to the arrest unfolded at about 6:15 this morning (September 22) when Lincoln County Communications took a call from a man who said he had been stabbed with a butcher knife. Deputies were dispatched to an address on Springs East Road. When Officers arrived, the suspect was leaving the scene in a pickup truck with a camper top.
Deputies chased the vehicle east on Springs East Road and then onto Buffalo Shoals Road. The vehicle left the road in a curve and overturned, near the Catawba-Lincoln County line. Officers took the driver, Connie Mae Hallman, into custody. The victim, a 58-year-old man from the same Springs East Road address, was transported by Lincoln County E.M.S. to Atrium Health-Lincoln where he was treated for his injuries.
Hallman was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center where she is being held without bond. No court date is currently listed.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.